South America

Hiking in Search of the Pachamama, Andes, in Argentina – Part 1.f.2

In a previous blog post, I introduced you to the Pachamama, the Andean culture’s Mother Earth, who is celebrated from Peru, through Bolivia and into northern Argentina. A Hike with the Pachamama In the town of Tilcara, in the valley called Quebrada de Humahuaca in... read more

Hiking in Search of the Pachamama in Argentina (Part 1.f.1.)

In a deeply religious country with a history shaped by Catholicism, it is nonetheless a place to encounter ancient spiritual beliefs and rituals. In Argentina, I found my nature-loving spirit even more reverent in the very real presence of the Pachamama, the Andean... read more

Desolate Beauty: The Great Salt Flat Salinas Grandes in Awe-Inspiring Argentina (Part 1.e.)

“There are some natural phenomenon that by their nature are beyond comprehension.” That was my (rather dumb) thought as I stood looking at my first encounter with the Great Salt Flat Salinas Grande in Salta, Argentina. How in the world is it possible to create... read more

Natural Argentina: Ecotourism Can Fill Your Heart and Lift Your Spirit (Part 1.b.)

We are up early with the birds. Literally. On what promises to be a beautiful Spring day in late October, I arise before the sun to travel the short distance out of Salta City into the surrounding Lerma Valley to the small town of Chicoana to go birdwatching. I travel... read more

Cultural, Natural and Ultimately Transformative Argentina Travel Tips: A Life-Changing Day in Salta, Argentina (Part 1.a.2.)

Are you looking for Argentina travel tips on how-to get from Salta to Cafayate and make the most out of your journey? Perhaps you already read Theresa’s blog post about her day arriving in Salta, Argentina, and what she could experience in the city itself. This... read more

Salta: A City in Andean Argentina – Ultimate Argentina Travel Guide (Part 1.a.1.)

Never heard about Salta in Argentina? Me either! This was my first time in Argentina and despite knowing much about the country, I actually had no idea where I was going. The area was less explored by many tourists who go to countries for their hotspots. But the... read more

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